The Claire Shulman Theatre
February 20, 2022 at 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Miranda Cooper as Sophia
Dylan Glick as Dorothy
Lu Zielinski as Blanche
Samantha Lee Mason as Rose
Swing: Nate Rocke
Direction by Michael Hull
Written by Doug Kmiotek
Puppets by Rockefeller Productions
Set & Lighting Design
Jessica Marie Lorence
Production Stage Manager
Owen O'Brien Smith
Assistant Stage Manager
Associate General Manager
Theater Mogul/Jill Bowman
Super Awesome Friends
Exclusive Tour Direction by
Broadway & Beyond Theatricals/Victoria Lang, Ryan Bogner and Tracey McFarland
Co-created by Thomas Duncan-Watt
Originally created and produced by Jonathan Rockefeller
Production by Shady Pines Entertainment
Miranda Cooper (Sophia) (she/her) is thrilled to begin her professional theatrical career with That Golden Girls Show! Miranda graduated from SUNY New Paltz with BAs in Theatre Arts Performance and English in 2020 and an MA in English in 2021. Select Credits: Ready, Steady, Yeti, Go (Katie/Mrs. Apples), Cymbeline (Posthumus/Cloten), Henry IV Part I (Prince Hal). Much love to her friends, family, and New Paltz professors!
Dylan Glick (Dorothy) (he/him) is thrilled to be on the road with the Golden Girls and pay homage to the great Bea Arthur. He just graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a BA in Musical Theatre. Select credits include: Avenue Q (Rod), Spring Awakening (Hanschen), and Hay Fever (Richard). Special thanks and so much love to Ma (Estelle), Sean (Whooper), Mark(y Mark), all of his friends, family, and teachers!
Samantha Lee Mason (Rose) (she/her) is thrilled to be able to bring Rose to life in TGGS! Select credits: Big Band Beat and It’s Christmas Time! at Tokyo DisneySea, John Tartaglia’s Re-Usable the Musical (Kazumi), Seussical (Gertrude McFuzz). BFA Musical Theatre from Indiana
University. Love to her family, James, and Ryder. Thank you for being a friend!
Nate Rocke (Swing) (he/him). Off-Broadway: Endangered! The Musical (Einstein). Select Regional: Cabaret (Emcee), All Shook Up (Dennis), Boeing Boeing (Robert). Most recently seen as a Main-stage Performer for Disney Cruise Lines upon the Disney Magic. Born and raised in Nebraska. Love to Mom, Dad, and Jake. Thank you to Rochelle Schulman and RKS Management.
Lu Zielinski (Blanche) (she/her): is overjoyed to be portraying this iconic diva! Select credits include Disney Cruise Line Mainstage Performer (Magic), The Forestburgh Playhouse’s Young Frankenstein (Elizabeth Benning), Baskerville (Actress 1) and the Theater Barn’s Nunsense
(Sister Mary Amnesia). Thank you to my family and Ian for all of your constant love and support!
Owen O’Brien Smith (Production Stage Manager) is a graduate of Western CT State University where he studied Theatre Arts Management. He has worked as PSM on musicals such as Evita, The Who’s Tommy, Crazy for You and Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party for which he received the Kennedy Center Award for Stage Management. He was recently an intern for a new musical, Darling Grenadine at Roundabout Theatre in NYC after working two seasons in stage management at Theatre by the Sea.
Alicia Donzé (Assistant Stage Manager) is beyond excited to be back in the theatre with That Golden Girls Show! a puppet parody. This will be Alicia’s first national tour! Some of her favorite credits include The Ugly Sweater Revue, and Bard Crawl with Duke City Repertory Theatre (Albuquerque, NM). Alicia holds a B.F.A in Stage Management. She would like to thank her husband, Coleman, for being her support system in all facets of life.
Taryn Sacramone, Executive Director
Connie Baker, Rentals and Events Manager
Charles Bennett, Building Attendant
Victor Catano, Production Manager
Dominic D'Andrea, Director of Community Engagement
Richard Hinojosa, Director of Education
Vasilios Leon, Box Office Assistant
Willy Mosquera, Front of House Manager
Bernadette Ott, Development Manager
Angelica Rodriguez, Finance Manager
Gabriel Rodriguez, Box Office Supervisor
Jay Rogers, Director of Operations/GM
Jordi Toro, Box Office Assistant
Jorge Toro, Building Attendant
Rob Urbinati, Director of New Play Development
Steve Wolf, Assistant Production Manager/Lighting Supervisor
Marketing and PR: Anat Gerstein, Inc.
Board of Directors
Gary Kesner, President
Tracy Capune, Vice President
Bruce Levine, Treasurer
Mark Misk, Secretary
Susan B. Lipsky
Eric Adams, New York City Mayor
Donovan Richards, Queens Borough President
Laurie Cumbo, Commissioner, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Michael Dockett, Queens Borough Commissioner, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
Board President Emeritus: Frances A. Resheske